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Interview: The WSWA’s Move To Back Legalized Cannabis

Last night, the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) officially came out in favor of legalized cannabis in states that pledge to regulate the category like beverage alcohol. Shanken News Daily met with Dawson Hobbs, the WSWA’s acting executive vice president for external affairs, to discuss the group’s new position on cannabis, and the role beverage alcohol wholesalers could play in the category looking ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 13, 2018

Consolidation Accelerates At The Middle Tier

Amid ongoing consolidation across the second tier, the U.S. market’s leading wine and spirits wholesalers are projecting steady growth for 2018. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 1, 2018

Empire’s Lawsuit Against Breakthru Dismissed

U.S. District Judge Allyne Ross has dismissed Empire Merchants’ lawsuit against fellow wholesaler Breakthru Beverage. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 17, 2017

In New Filing, Breakthru Claims That Empire Seeks RNDC Deal

Breakthru Beverage has fired off another salvo in its ongoing federal court battle with fellow wholesaler Empire Merchants. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 2, 2017

News Briefs for January 23, 2017

•Three Pacific Northwest wholesalers—Click Wholesale Distributing, Craig Stein Beverage and the Odom Corporation—are joining forces to create Northwest Beverages LLC, a distributor of craft/specialty beer, wine and spirits. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 23, 2017

Johnson Brothers Enters New York Market

Johnson Brothers is entering the New York market, shaking up a distribution tier that’s been dominated by two players—Empire Merchants and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits—for the past decade. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2017

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